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Reference : Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016
Curriculum Structure  
Courses Credits
General Education Courses 30
- Social Science Courses  4
- Humanities Courses
- Language Courses 15 
- Science and Mathematics Courses
Specialized Course  109
- Basic Professional Courses 28
- Professional Courses 81
Free Elective Courses 6
Total 145

OBJECTIVES

The Nursing Science Program of Au aims to educate qualified professional nursing graduates who:

  1. Exercise leadership, moral and ethical mind in daily life and working;
  2. Demonstrate sense of maturity; assertiveness and social accountability;
  3. Have knowledge in nursing science and related sciences, and able to apply it in nursing practice by demonstrating professionalism and good management;
  4. Have ability and skills in nursing informatics, numerical and statistics analysis;
  5. Use critical thinking skills in problem solving and utilize the scientific process in conducting research;
  6. Able to establish interpersonal relationships and effectively collaborate among health care team;
  7. Able to communicate in English with clients and health care team effectively by being multicultural sensitive;
  8. Perform nursing practice with caring and compassionate attitude according to the role and scope of the profession, and the professional code of ethics in providing holistic health services using client-centered approach;
  9. Demonstrate faith and good attitude toward nursing profession and perform self development for the professional growth.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Nursing Science to students who meet all the following requirements:

  • Complete a minimum of 145 credits of the program
  • Obtain at least “C” grade in all professional courses
  • Participate in 16 sessions of the student assembly in Business and Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 (“C” average)
  • Demonstrate good behavior and self-discipline by obtaining at least 70% of disciplinary scores
  • Have library and financial clearance with the university

COURSES

General Education Courses 30 Credits

Language

Language Courses 15 Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 2000 English III 3
BG 2001 English IV 3
GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For International students) 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai (For Thai students) 3

Social Science

Social Science Courses 4 Credits
GE 1204 Physical Education 1
GE 2202 Ethics 3

Humanities

Humanities Courses 3 Credits
GE 2101 World Civilization 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Matheatics Courses 8 Credits
BG 1301 Fundamentals of Statistics 3
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3
BG 2301 Information Technology for Nurses 2

Specialized Courses 109 Credits

Basic Professional Courses

Basic Professional Courses 28 Credits
NB 1202 Anatomy 3
NB 1203 Physiology 3
NB 1205 Biochemistry 3
NB 1207 Microbiology and Parasitology 3
NB 1210 Pathophysiology 3
NB 1212 Nutrition for Healthy Life Style 3
NB 2209 Pharmacology 3
NB 2211 Multiculutralism in Health Care 1
NB 2212 Psychology and Mental Health 2
NB 2213 Health Innovation and Knowledge Management 1
NB 4201 Entrepreneurship in Health Care 3

Professional Courses

Professional Courses 81 Credits
Theory 52 Credits
NS 1307 Foundation of Professional Nursing I 2
NS 1310 Professional Socialization I 2
NS 1311 Scientific Nursing Approach and Holistic Health Assessment 3
NS 1312 Health Promotion throughout Lifespan 2
NS 1313 Foundation of Professional Nursing II 2
NS 2310 Alteration in Adult Health and Nursing I 3
NS 2311 Alteration in Adult Health and Nursing II 3
NS 2312 Gerontology Nursing 1
NS 2320 Family-Centered Care for Infant, Child, and Adolescent I 2
NS 2321 Family-Centered Care for Infant, Child, and Adolescent II 3
NS 2322 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing I 3
NS 2323 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing II 2
NS 3316 Critical Care Nursing 2
NS 3322 Bio-Behavioral-Psychiatric Nursing 3
NS 3323 Community Focused Nursing I 2
NS 3324 Disaster Nursing 1
NS 3325 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing III 3
NS 3326 Nursing Inquiry I 2
NS 4308 Nursing Leadership and Management 3
NS 4320 Community Focused Nursing II 3
NS 4322 Professional Socialization II 2
NS 4323 Therapeutic Health Assessment 2
NS 4325 Nursing Informatics 1
Practicum 29 Credits
NS 1403 Nursing Experience I 1
NS 1404 Nursing Experience II 1
NS 2418 Clinical Practicum for Professional Nursing Foundation 2
NS 2419 Clinical Practicum in Adult Health Nursing I 2
NS 2420 Clinical Practicum in Adult Health Nursing II 2
NS 2422 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing Practicum I 1
NS 2423 Family-Centered Care for Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nursing Practicum I 1
NS 3400 Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Practicum 2
NS 3401 Nursing Inquiry II 1
NS 3425 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing Practicum II 2
NS 3422 Holistic Childbearing and Family Nursing Practicum III 2
NS 3423 Family-Centered Care for Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nursing Practicum II 2
NS 3424 Critical Care Nursing Practicum 2
NS 4413 Nursing Leadership and Management Practicum 2
NS 4417 Community Focused Nursing Practicum 3
NS 4418 Therapeutic Health Assessment Practicum 1
NS 4419 Comprehensive Nursing Practicum 2

Free Elective Course

Free Elective Course 6 Credits
NE 3501 Spa and Aroma Therapy 3
NE 3502 Massage as an Alternative Health Care 3
NE 3505 Oriental Exercise for Health 3
NE 4502 Adolescent Health 3